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and i see that we could use this tool that we have, this capability, to make lives better and so i think it's, it's one of my goals. is to try to make the world a better place. >> by reprogramming cells to produce cleaner, more efficient versions of fuels and other chemicals we've all grown so dependant on, jay keasling has opened the door to a brighter, more sustainable future and that's what puts him on the next lis. i'm dr. sanjay gupta. hope to see you back here next sunday. >>> a cringe-worthy calendar in washington. the small thinking about big problems continues. welcome to "your money," i'm christine romans, ali velshi is in the snow trying to stay warm. march 1, automatic spending cuts take effect unless there's a deal to avoid them. this he were never supposed to happen. the results of a deal to end a debt ceiling debacle in 2011. next while congress takes a two-week break for easter and passover, funding for the federal government will expire. that means a shut-down if congress doesn't act in time. and april 15th, thanks to the no budget, no pay act, the house and senate
. in fact we spend about 1% of the world's energy just making fertilizer for corn in the u.s. if that corn could take the nigtrogeghtrogen out of the air it like beans do, then we wouldn't have to fertilize corn. another important problem, we don't have enough drugs for diseases. we see these multidrug-resistant microbes popping up in hospitals and it's kind of scary. we need better drugs, i think this is an area where synthetic biology can really help. if you look around this room, nearly everything that we're in contact with is derived from petroleum. the carpet on the floor, the paint on the walls, the ceiling tiles, they all come from petroleum we have the potential to produce all of these products from sugar. so it could open up an entirely new avenue for agriculture, it could open up an environmentally-friendly way to produce all of these products that we use on a day-to-day basis. >> is that part of what drives you? do you look at the world just differently as a result of knowing how sugar could be substituted for these petroleum-based products? >> i don't know if i look at the worl
to the next level with high-tech clothing. dr. sanjay gupta will give us his diagnosis on lady gaga's injury. got to hear about that. and i go shooting with rocker and gun activist ted new gent. first, a recession in europe, an economic storm in washington so, why is ali velshi convinced a renaissance may be at hand for the u.s. economy? find out right now on "your money." >>> despite a recession in europe, major mergers in the united states show evidence that business is picking up. america could be on the road to prosperity if not for our politicians standing on the way. i'm ali velshi. this is "your money." there's ap economic storm hovering just off our shores. the headwinds are gathering strength as our elected official once again seem prepared to take the american economy to the brink of destruction. this time over a march 1st deadline for the across-the-board government cuts known as the sequester. >> this is not a game. this is reality. >> i don't like the sequester. it's taking a meat axe to our government. >> these steps would seriously damage the fragile american economy. >> still
a renaissance may be at hand for the u.s. economy? find out right now on "your money." >>> despite a recession in europe, major mergers in the united states show evidence that business is picking up. america could be on the road to prosperity if not for our politicians standing on the way. i'm ali velshi. this is "your money." there's ap economic storm hovering just off our shores. the headwinds are gathering strength as our elected official once again seem prepared to take the american economy to the brink of destruction. this time over a march 1st deadline for the across-the-board government cuts known as the sequester. >> this is not a game. this is reality. >> i don't like the sequester. it's taking a meat axe to our government. >> these steps would seriously damage the fragile american economy. >> still fragile enough that four years after the recession the u.s. economy actually shrank in the last three months of 2012. the storm clouds were ready to blow away and washington basically called them back. >> i think we're all aware that we have some urgent business to do. >> if not for indeci
. i'm trying to get to us look at things where can we go with the technology, what can we do with it and provide a little bit of how the space has evolved because i used to do similar things at google. in 2007 i came to work with google, where i ran advanced projects, where we did everything from the imaging systems for google street view to google earth to google maps to energy projects like google power meter. >> but when you look at ed lu you hear things like liquid robotics, 3-d imaging. >> right. >> and obviously b612. >> right. >> what's the unifying theme for ed lu? >> i think that ed is fascinated by the horizon, by what's over the next hill. it could be exploring space, it could be a new vehicle that paddles its way out into the ocean, it could be finding threats to the earth. >> i think we're living in a really special time now. for 4.5 billion years this planet has been hit by large asteroids, thousands of times, and we've reached the point where we as a species have figured out the technology that we could actually stop that process on this planet. i mean think ab
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